Reasonable accommodation

Has there been a Slip Between Cup and Lip?: Vikash Kumar v UPSC

Has there been a Slip Between Cup and Lip?: Vikash Kumar v UPSC

Image description: The picture of a ramp outside a building as a form of reasonable accommodation.  Before ...
Vikash Kumar: Dignity and Disability Rights at the Indian Supreme Court

Vikash Kumar: Dignity and Disability Rights at the Indian Supreme Court

Image description: The first page of the Americans with Disabilities Act 1988, as introduced in the Senate of the ...
Disability Rights and the Argument of Misuse: The Indian Supreme Court’s Judgment

Disability Rights and the Argument of Misuse: The Indian Supreme Court’s Judgment

Image description: A person reading a book in braille.  The 2021 judgment of the Indian Supreme Court in Vikash ...
Development of Disability Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

Development of Disability Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

Image description: A picture of the Supreme Court of India. Development of Disability Rights in the Indian ...
Long-Awaited Realisation of the Right of Access to Materials Under Copyright of Persons with Visual and Print Disabilities in South Africa

Long-Awaited Realisation of the Right of Access to Materials Under Copyright of Persons with Visual and Print Disabilities in South Africa

For over 25 years, people with visual and print disabilities in democratic South Africa have been denied their ...
The Supreme Court of India Takes Reasonable Accommodation Seriously

The Supreme Court of India Takes Reasonable Accommodation Seriously

On 11 February 2021, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India rendered a significant judgment in the case ...
Installing Reasonable Accommodation as part of Equality in India

Installing Reasonable Accommodation as part of Equality in India

In an earlier post on this blog, I had demonstrated the exclusionary effect of an ableist interpretation of law. I ...
Indian Supreme Court Upholds Reasonable Accommodation for Persons with Disabilities

Indian Supreme Court Upholds Reasonable Accommodation for Persons with Disabilities

On February 11, 2021, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India in Vikash Kumar v. Union Public Service ...
G.L. v. Italy: Inclusive Education Reinstated in Strasbourg

G.L. v. Italy: Inclusive Education Reinstated in Strasbourg

In G.L. v. Italy, the European Court of Human Rights found that Italy’s failure to provide special assistance to a ...
Legal Capacity, Disability and Human Rights: Changes and Challenges

Legal Capacity, Disability and Human Rights: Changes and Challenges

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognizes in Article 12 the equal right to exercise ...

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